Give it the Old College Buy

“The program seeks to address one key factor — lack of income — that might lure ex-offenders and former gang members back on the street. ‘As much as we want to do good in school, we need money,’ says Franklin, whose stipend goes toward his rent, groceries, and probation fees. ‘I love this school stuff, but how can you live life without being financially stable as well?'” From CityLab: Why Boston is paying ex-gang members to go to college.

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